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Here are the major headlines for Thursday, March 1, 2018

Tribune

  • Buhari wants quick action to resuscitate Lake Chad
  • Our investment in Lekki Free Zone ‘ll earn Nigeria N8trn annually ―Dangote
  • Alleged N4.6bn laundering: Witness testifies against Fani-Kayode, Nenandi Usman, others
  • EFCC recovers N750bn loots in 2 years ―Falana
  • Fight against Boko Haram now a business venture ―Fayose
  • Bill to honour national heroes passes 2nd reading
  • TRCN boss wants unqualified teachers, quacks disengaged from classrooms
  • Youths honour Chief Ayorinde for selfless service towards nation building
  • Lagos PDP crisis deepens as West Senatorial calls for sack of Salvador
  • Oyo PDP exco harmonisation: Senator Agboola appeals to stakeholders
  • Oyo: How my twin was shot dead at Pete’s Bar & Lounge, brother narrates
  • Again Evans asks court to quash kidnapping charges against him
  • Nine states vote for LG autonomy, as NULGE blast Obaseki, Okorocha
  • APC crises: I am ready to make sacrifices —Oyegun
  • Man, woman in court over alleged N1.6m visa fraud
  • My husband ran away because of house rent, woman tells court
  • Businessman faces trial for allegedly cloning SON’s registration logo
  • Bricklayer docked for allegedly chopping off man’s thumb
  • ‘Trump nomination for Nobel Peace Prize possibly a fake’
  • Washington pauses as Reverend Billy Graham lies in honour
  • DR Congo police kill 1, injure 4 in dispersing banned protest
  • 3 African countries ban secondhand clothes imports
  • Enugu Governor disburses N2.25bn to communities for development projects
  • ‎Big cap stocks rally N370bn gain on NSE
  • Growing Nigerian economy through mobile and telecom sector
  • Group set to inaugurate 3 committees to boost cross-border trade
  • Compulsory education: Bayelsa threatens parents with imprisonment
  • Don wants ‘philosophical’ courses taught in secondary schools
  • Babcock University produces 19 PhD graduates in Accountancy within 6 semesters —HOD
  • Kogi state Governor, Yahaya Bello
  • Kogi govt warns 108 school principals against exam malpractice
  • Nigeria In Love with US Lotteries After Foreigners Scoop Up Jackpot
  • Preparing Christians for the war against societal vices
  • Novel highlights lives of Nigerian couples in London
  • Visual artist, 3 writers to open 2018 Ebedi residency
  • Understanding the secret of successful marriage
  • Forced slavery and self imposed slavery in Nigeria and beyond (2)
  • Revamped education will revive Nigeria —Babalakin
  • Babalakin wins most outstanding aviation award
  • NAMA embarks on calibration of navaids across Nigeria
  • Annual maintenance of a single plane costs Air Peace $2.5m
  • Etihad Airways honours record breaking VP

(www.tribuneonlineng.com)

 

ThisDay

  • Enwonwu’s Tutu Sets New Record, Sells for £1.205m
  • Ahead of SSCE, Dapchi Final Year Students to Relocate to Nguru
  • Despite Security Concerns, NNPC to Return to Lake Chad for Oil…
  • IMF: With Economic Policies, Nigeria Will ‘Muddle Through’ in Medium Term
  • Again, CBN Warns against Virtual Currencies
  • Buhari Re-appoints Segun Awolowo NEPC CEO
  • Dangote: Nigeria to Earn N8tn from Lekki Investments Annually
  • Lassa Fever Cases Rise to 317, Surpass 2017 Total
  • Senate Gives MDAs One-week Ultimatum to Appear for Budget Defence
  • Ex-CBN Deputy Governor, Moghalu Declares Presidential Bid
  • Fayose Accuses Buhari’s Cronies of Turning Anti-insurgency Fight into Business
  • Senate Warns Buhari’s Nominees against Assuming Office without Confirmation
  • INEC Releases Dates for General Elections for Next 36 Years
  • We Are Journalists Not Terrorists, Online Publishers Association Tells Police
  • Court Restrains House from Conducting Public Hearing on Law School Hijab Controversy
  • House C’ttee Summons Udoma, Adeosun, Emefiele over N10bn Withdrawals from NHIS Account
  • PDP Loses Publicity Secretary to Herdsmen Attack in Adamawa
  • Establish Grazing Reserves Before Enacting Anti-Grazing Laws, IG Counsels Governors
  • Survey Ranks Niger Leading Rice Producing State in 2017
  • FG Concedes 9 Out of 13 Charges Irrelevant in Justice Ngwuta’s Trial
  • Jubilation as Ugwuanyi Disburses N2.25bn to 450 Autonomous Communities
  • Maurice Iwu to Head C’ttee for Review of Herbal Pharmacopoeia
  • Okah Rejects Ruling of South Africa’s Highest Court
  • Atiku: Enough of The Senseless Killings
  • Lagos State Ministry of Education Rates Meadow Hall
  • Rivers PDP Chairman: No Court Issued Order for My Arrest
  • Dickson: Despite N96tn Contribution to Economy, Ijaw Land Has Nothing to Show
  • Trade Fair: Kaduna Electric Marks Special Day
  • Court Orders Two Penthouses Linked to Alison-Madueke to Be Forfeited to FG
  • ANN Welcomes Durotoye, Calls on More Professionals to Join Party
  • Senate to Investigate Alleged Double Registration by Kogi Governor
  • Adewole Inspects Second Cancer Treatment Machine
  • Bayelsa Governor Appoints Five Commissioners from Jonathan’s Town
  • Land Use Charge: Lagos Residents Troop to Banks to Make Payment

(www.thisdaylive.com)

 

The Nation

  • Princess Tutu’s paint sells for African record N508million
  • UN demands release of 110 Dapchi schoolgirls
  • FRSC official killed as gunmen abduct reporter’s wife, kid
  • Why Canon launches ‘My Naija Story’ photograph campaign
  • IMF seeks economic reform
  • Legal obstacle for Oyegun’s, others’ tenure extension
  • Diezani forefeits $4.760m penthouses
  • Lawmakers revolt against governors
  • ‘Why progressives should win Ekiti’
  • Traditional institutions symbols for development, says Amosun
  • Lassa fever death toll hits 72 in 18 States
  • Eight wounded in Ekiti, Kwara boundary clash
  • Aregbesola, Osinbajo’s wife, others pray for safe return of abducted Dapchi schoolgirls
  • Ekiti govt denies getting N11b refund on roads
  • PDP candidate Ize-Iyamu strategies for 2020
  • ‘Why progressives should win Ekiti’
  • Dickson: we are working hard to fix Bayelsa
  • PDP candidate Ize-Iyamu strategies for 2020
  • IYC: 2020 deadline to stop gas flaring must be sacrosanct
  • Before Kachikwu takes the plunge
  • NGOs, others seek NOSDRA Act’s amendment
  • UK varsities offer scholarships to Nigerian students
  • Buhari, NHIS and anti-graft battle
  • Providing a stable economic platform for Kwara

(www.thenationonlineng.net)

 

Guardian

  • Hate speech offenders to die by hanging in Senate’s new bill
  • Government begins audit to boost maritime revenue
  • Buhari seeks global support to revitalise Lake Chad, experts disagree on funding
  • APC’s NEC outcome affirms party’s collapse, says PDP
  • Digital media can transform agriculture in Nigeria
  • Tusk ‘absolutely sure’ EU will accept controversial Brexit draft treaty
  • Trump stuns by embracing gun control as Florida students return to class
  • Section of N4.3b Apapa-Wharf Road project opens next week
  • Collaboration among states critical to leapfrogging Nigeria’s economy, say Osinbajo, others
  • FG seeks review of ECOWAS law on free grazing
  • Court orders final forfeiture of property linked to ex-petroleum minister, Alison-Madueke
  • Griezmann hits four as Atletico Madrid thrash Leganes
  • Guardiola ready to give up ‘yellow ribbon’ Catalonia protest at City’s request
  • Buhari may host historic Winter Olympics athletes March 7
  • Team Nigeria lists 90 athletes, 45 officials for Commonwealth Games
  • Uzoho not Eagles’ No 1 goalkeeper, says Rohr
  • No going back on NWFL Champions Shield trophy, John vows
  • Herdsmen challenge and the Kano example
  • ‘Chewing sticks prevent tooth decay better than conventional toothpastes’
  • CBN disburses smaller naira notes to traders to end scarcity
  • Total signs MoU with oil producing communities
  • NSE’s indices soar by N370 billion
  • Language as vehicle of development: The Ambode example
  • Benue killings: Grief and tears in myths

(www.guardian.ng)       

 

Punch

  • A seized Zimbabwe farm is returned, but uncertainty reigns
  • Ben Enwonwu’s painting, ‘Tutu’, sells for African record N508m
  • Court sentences supermarket knife attacker to life imprisonment
  • Nigeria sues Alabama university
  • Robbers kill driver, set bus ablaze
  • How bank surcharged Fani-Kayode N2.2m for exceeding withdrawal limit – Witness
  • Return of Buhari’s son after medical trip excites mum
  • Boko Haram war now a business venture, says Fayose
  • FG to open first section of Apapa-Wharf road
  • Tottenham boss, Pochettino, criticises VAR after Wembley win
  • Why can’t Buhari address the nation?
  • Tear gas: Lagos pupils shun schools over police, hoodlums clash …• Sergeant, two others killed – Police
  • Minister orders IG relocation to N’East, UN flays girls’ abduction
  • NEC didn’t endorse Buhari for second term, says APC
  • Five talking points as China season kicks off
  • obbers kill driver, set bus ablaze
  • Tear gas: Lagos pupils shun schools over police, hoodlums clash …• Sergeant, two others killed – Police
  • Minister orders IG relocation to N’East, UN flays girls’ abduction
  • Landlord’s son defiles primary four pupil in Ogun
  • Operatives arrest 11 traffickers in Anambra, rescue three children
  • Launderer electrocuted while fetching water
  • Imo bank robbery: Police nab pastor for keeping rifles in church
  • Man killed after entering tiger enclosure to dodge ticket fee
  • Bald groom rejected by wife goes home with another bride
  • NEC didn’t endorse Buhari for second term, says APC
  • Polls re-ordering: We’ll override President’s veto, say Reps
  • Maina seeks to join Malami’s suit against N’Assembly
  • INEC releases general election dates for next 36 years
  • Solanke, Olanipekun, Ajayi chart success path for young lawyers
  • Drama as PDP senators call APC ‘All Progre
  • DP urges investigation into killing of its Adamawa spokesperson
  • Buhari re-appoints Awolowo as NEPC boss
  • Osun assembly passes sand dredging bill

(www.punchng.com)

 

Vanguard

  • Dapchi Abduction: NANS Urges FG, States To Enhance Security In Schools
  • Save Nigeria, Diversify The Economy
  • Troops Kill 5 Boko Haram Insurgents, Cleared More Enclaves In Sambisa Forest
  • Make Clear Commitment To Abolish Double Pay, Pensions Laws, SERAP Tells NGF’s Yari
  • I Won’t Go To School Again, Says Escaped Dapchi Girl
  • Victim’s Clothes Found On Wife Of Fleeing Robbery Suspect
  • NBC Charges Graduates To Acquire Employability Skills
  • Olonisakin, Buratai, Other Military Officers’ Wives Undergo Training On SME
  • We Thank God For Our Son, Yusuf Returns After His Medical Trip – Aisha Buhari
  • Soldier, 3 Kidnappers Die In Rescue Operation
  • America, A Nation Sustained By Prayer – Trump
  • Reps Summon 29 Firms Ahead Of Import Waivers Fraud Probe
  • Court Orders Forfeiture Of Penthouses Linked To Diezani
  • Getting Business Loans From Banks (Concluding) Diamond Bank
  • How IPOB Attacked Us At Enugu Meeting—Igbo Leaders
  • Human Trafficking: PDP Failed To Acknowledge Prevailing Realities — Edo Govt
  • SEPLAT Declares N81.11bn PAT In 2017
  • I won’t go to school again, says escaped Dapchi girl
  • Reps summon 29 firms ahead of import waivers fraud probe
  • Court orders forfeiture of penthouses linked to Diezani
  • How IPOB attacked us at Enugu meeting—Igbo leaders
  • Saraki asks state Assemblies to stop pensions of ex-govs, deputies
  • Breaking: Ben Enwonwu’s legendary Tutu auctioned for £1.2
  • Benue confirms sacking of 5,000 in Mbataho Island by herdsmen
  • APC woes, sign of Buhari’s failure – PDP
  • Tenure elongation: APC won’t go beyond 2019 – Party chieftain
  • Photos of Mayhem in Kaduna

(www.vanguardngr.com)

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